Law Enforcement Accountability · Smart Justice · Lobbying · Non-partisan
The American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma is a nonprofit, non-partisan, privately funded organization, founded in 1920, devoted exclusively to the defense and promotion of the individual rights secured by the U.S. and Oklahoma constitutions. The ACLU of Oklahoma has a proud history of advocating in Oklahoma for the rights of institutionalized persons; educators; students; persons who speak out against governmental abuse; women; and minorities of religious, ethnic or racial character.
Local Chapter · Supporting marginalized communities
Black Lives Matter-Oklahoma City was founded in 2016 in the state that is number one in the nation for law enforcement killings of civilians. It is part of a global movement whose mission is to eradicate white supremacy and build local power to intervene against violence inflicted on Black communities. They seek to combat and counter acts of violence, create space for Black sustainability and creativity, advocate for non-racist, non-oppressive policies, demand justice, and develop Black power.
Digital-News · Compelling Storytelling · Black-Owned
The BWSTimes is an independently and Black-owned digital news-media company. In a world where social and digital-news media are the standard, the Black Wall St. Times is an organic grassroots digital publication centered for African-Americans. By providing a well-branded digital-platform for the modern black American experience, they created an online network that streamlines crucial information affecting their community. They seek to counter that narrative with compelling stories of resilience and robust thought-provoking perspectives.
Alternative First Responders in Oklahoma City
Don’tCallthePolice.com is a national directory of organizations equipped to handle non-violent situations in your city. Easily search for your alternative first responders by topics like housing, LGBTQ+, mental health, domestic violence & sexual assault, youth, elders, crime, and substances.Go to Oklahoma City